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The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

Ranking Vaccines: A Prioritization Framework - Phase I: Demonstration of Concept and a Software Blueprint

As new vaccine development opportunities continue to arise, it can be difficult for decision-makers to know where to invest their limited resources. This report describes a decision-support model and the blueprint of accompanying software being …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2012

The Science of Immunisation: Questions and Answers

This publication aims to address confusion created by contradictory information in the public domain regarding immunization. It sets out to explain the current situation in immunization science, including where there is consensus in the scientific …

Author: Australian Academy of Science

Published: 2012

State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, World Bank

Published: 2009

Understanding How Vaccines Work

Diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines greatly reduce the risk of infection by working with the body’s natural defenses to safely develop immunity to disease. This fact sheet explains how the body fights …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2013

Understanding Vaccines

This fact sheet on understanding vaccines describes how vaccines work and lists the different types of vaccines.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Vaccination: Sites Francophones

Links to French language websites with information on vaccinations.

Author: Hopitaux de Rouen


A peer reviewed journal published by Elsevier. The tables of contents and abstracts are online. Archived editions may be searched by keyword and author. Users may register at this site for free Tables of Contents to be sent via email.

Author: Elsevier

Vaccine Development: Current Status and Future Needs

This report reviews the progress of new vaccine development and identifies more than 40 infectious agents that pose significant health threats and may be combatted by vaccine development.

Author: American Society of Microbiology

Published: 2005

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Preventable Deaths and the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015

An overview of the rationale for and objectives of the World Health Organization/United Nations Children's Fund Global Immunization Vision and Strategy. This report, published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, also summarizes …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2006


This website offers access to the latest vaccine news, papers, and webcasts related to vaccine funding, safety, and trials. The site aims to provide a resource that will enable vaccinologists to be well informed, stimulated, and fascinated by the …

Author: Elsevier

Vaccines: How and Why?

Information and learning activities for high school or university biology students including "Demonstrating An Epidemic" and "Virus and Bacteria Reports."

Author: Access Excellence Activities Exchange

Vaccines Today

This website is an online platform for discussing vaccines and vaccination. The portal, sponsored by the European Vaccine Manufacturers (EVM), strives to provide an interactive forum for debate as well as serving as a source of reliable information …

Author: European Vaccine Manufacturers

This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

This website provides up-to-date information to the public, media, health professionals, and policy makers to help them understand basic facts about vaccines and immunization. All information provided by the site is reviewed by an editorial board …


The Value of Vaccination

Despite advances during the twentieth century, immunization coverage is far from universal and faces significant obstacles in both developing and developed countries. Weak policy emphasis on vaccination may be the result of the narrow view of its …

Author: Bloom D, Canning D, Weston M

Published: 2005

WHO Recommendations for Routine Immunization: Summary Tables

These summary tables are designed to assist program managers in developing optimal immunization schedules using key information from the World Health Organization. The first table summarizes recommended routine immunizations for all age …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

WHO's Key Normative Processes and Institutions for Vaccines: A Primer

This brief describes three WHO normative institutions and processes pertaining to the issuance of technical guidelines and opinons about the public health value of new vaccines, their quality, and the acceptability of their manufacturings. This …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Institute

Published: 2008

World Health Organization: Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals

This web page provides a wealth of information on vaccines and immunization, including information on vaccine development, specific diseases and vaccines, and vaccine safety.

Author: World Health Organization

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